This is a decrease of 3.5 per cent compared with 2013. Lodging revenue for Norwegian hotels went up from NOK 12.2 billion in 2013 to NOK 12.5 billion in 2014, which is an increase of 2.7 per cent.
The purpose of the statistics is to measure the level and development in the guest nights at Norwegian collective accommodation establishments, which are an important part of the Norwegian tourism industry.
The accommodation statistics for hotels and similar establishments were established in 1950.
The accommodation statistics for camping sites were established in 1968.
The accommodation statistics for holiday dwellings were established in 1998.
Figures for Hostelling International Norway were published for the first time in Statistics Norway’s annual publication in 1965 and included in Statistics Norway’s monthly figures from July 2002.